Enjoy 4 days’ wildlife and gorilla tracking experience in Rwanda the country of a thousand hills in the Volcanoes National Park.
Day 1: Transfer to Akagera National Park
You will start this day with a pickup from your hotel by our professional Safari Guide and transfer Eastwards towards Akagera National Park. The journey takes about 2 and a half hours to reach the park and launch a boat ride at Lake Ihema. Watch out for the large crocs and Hippos and a several water birds like the rare shoebill stork and the African Fish Eagle. You will then have an evening game drive for game viewing before you retire at the lodge for dinner and night stay.
Day 2: Full day game drive to explore Akagera National Park
After an early breakfast, you will head out for a full day game viewing experience in the Akagera National Park. You can choose to leave with packed lunch or return in the middle of the day for a hot lunch. The morning and afternoon game drives will give you a chance to watch animals like the buffaloes, elephants, giraffes, zebras, Oribis, waterbucks, baboons, cape elands, bushbucks, and impalas among others. Transfer to Kigali city later in the evening and stay there in a Hotel where you will have your dinner.
Day 3: City tour and transfer to Volcanoes National Park
After a nice breakfast at the lodge, you will head to the city to visit the genocide memorials to see where thousands of innocent civilians were buried during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. You will also visit the presidential palace museum and several craft shops in the city. Have lunch in the city and drive off to Ruhengeri town just outside Volcanoes National Park. Dinner will be served at the lodge where you will be spending that night.
Day 4: Gorilla trekking
Gorilla tracking is the only activity for this entire day, you will start with a delicious meal at the lodge early in the morning and transfer to the park headquarters for briefing. You will then be allocated a gorilla family to track and hit the jungle with a team of guides to meet the habituated Gorillas. After meeting the gorillas, you will take memorable pictures of the gorillas and learn more about them for a period of one hour. After this, you will return to the starting point as you depart to Kigali International Airport for your final flight.